Subject: Re: Really bad performance when doing newfs
To: Jeff Rizzo <>
From: Andy Ruhl <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 02/03/2006 05:05:18
On 2/2/06, Jeff Rizzo <> wrote:
> What newfs command line did you use?  Were you using the block device
> instead of the raw, by any chance?

It was the block device... I thought newfs chose the raw device no matter w=

newfs /dev/wd3a

> You could also newfs it as UFS2;  it goes faster.  Though, I certainly
> wouldn't expect a 6 hour newfs.

I'm not sure that I need UFS2? Is there any drawback to using it? I
figured regular old UFS was the default for a reason...